Francesco Di Domenico, Principal Application Engineering at Infineon Technologies
Much is made of wide bandgap technologies, especially since GaN and SiC often have a superior performance on paper when compared to classic Si switching devices. These improvements include lower on-resistance and higher thermal conductivity, features that enable improvements in efficiency and operation at higher te
Chip resistors are used for a wide range of applications, power ratings, current levels, and voltages. Previously, chip resistor voltage ratings have been constrained by the limitations of thick film screen printing. Today, Stackpole's UHV Series combines a unique film and deposition process with proprietary proce
With the MAX22701E isolated gate driver from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM), designers of high-voltage/high-power systems can improve power supply efficiency by up to 4 percentage points over competitive solutions, reducing power loss and the resulting carbon footprint by 30 percent. The driver IC i
The new launch follows the successful completion of the type examination. The DC meters are now available for purchase by manufacturers of charging stations and can be integrated into the designs of their applications.
The basis of the type examination certification was the successfully conducted metrological mea
The option is available on all models ranging from the 1U high half rack GH1.5kW to the 3U high full rack GSP15kW. The industry standard ModBUS-TCP protocol is used for transmission of information between electronic devices for the supervision and control of automation equipment. This GENESYS+™ option allows
Designed specifically for modern 48 V system applications, the devices are suited to use in boost converters for integrated starter generators (ISG) and LED headlights as well as motor drives, switching regulators and load switches.
The XPH4R10ANB and XPH6R30ANB devices improve the efficiency of automotiv
In Solutions for Robots and Robot Control, engineers and subject matter experts from Mouser and TE offer in-depth articles on the latest robotics technologies in the manufacturing space. The eBook places a special emphasis on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), highlighting the many ways in which robots are
The reference design includes the Qorvo ACT4751 DC-to-DC buck converter and a Cypress EZ-PD CCG3PA USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD) controller. The products and reference design support applications such as PC and tablet power adapters, smartphone and mobile chargers, vehicle chargers, and power banks.
The accelerometers are ideal for high accuracy, low power motion sensing applications in the industrial equipment and consumer wearable markets.
In recent years, as factories have begun to save labor costs and increase efficiency, the concept of predictive maintenance for detecting abnormalities b
GaN provides increased efficiency, reduced heat losses and operation a higher-frequencies, allowing the size of magnetics and other components to be reduced. The result is an amazingly-compact 200W external desktop power supply with market leading 12.5W/In³ power density.
The FiDUS GDA200 will be
The new devices integrate switching controllers, power FETs, inductors and support components, easing the design process while reducing power consumption and board space. They are ideal for telecom, networking and industrial applications.
Operating over an input voltage range of 2.7V to 17V, the LTM4668
The sensorless design of the TC78B009FTG does not require Hall effect sensors, making it ideal for applications involving high-velocity fans or impellers in servers, blowers, small pumps, cordless vacuums and robotic cleaners.
In recent years, increases in server capacity and performance have requir
The new medium voltage devices cover voltages from 12V to 32V. With that customers now have access to a complete portfolio of different voltage options – covering a 10V to 200V voltage range. These new complementary NMOS/PMOS devices support automotive AEC-Q100 grade 0 designs and deliver competitive on-resistance (R
The tool enables the quick, easy, and accurate parametric characterization of an extensive range of multilayer ceramic, tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide surface-mount capacitors, as well as multilayer varistors.
The interactive online tool groups various product series by common application features to sim
The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
To make this vision a reality, the company will recruit a strong team of mixed-signal and analo
Based on digital control and high energy storage management techniques, the SMM3000A80024C series delivers 2.25kW repetitive peak power to medical lasers with high efficiency. The SMM3000A80024C complies with medical safety standards and for silent operation it includes a thermo-controlled cooling system.
SIGA Electronics has expanded its business in High Voltage and High Power transformers through the acquisition of the business and assets of Stabilised Transformers.
“The acquisition offers significant benefits to Stabilised Transformers as well as to SIGA customers,” commented Richard Thrussell, G
It is ideal for current detection in motors and power supply circuits used in automotive systems and industrial equipment.
This new series combines a revised electrode structure with optimized device design that improves heat dissipation to PCB where the resistor is mounted on. The result is a 39%
The new devices are all isolating converters providing output power of up to 1W, with no minimum load required.
Efficiency is typically 84% (PUA-A), 80% (PUC-B) and 81% (PUB-M) – all at full load. Input-to-output isolation voltage is 2000V (PUA-A), 6000V (PUC-B) and 3000V (PUB-M).
IMC300 complements the IMC100 series and aims at variable speed drives that require very high application flexibility. Both families, IMC100 and IMC300, share the same implementation of the MCE 2.0 providing ready-to-use motor and, optional, PFC control. Applying the MCE for controlling the motor, customers can focus
AVX Corporation launched an updated version of its user-friendly SpiCAT online simulation tool, which enables the quick, easy, and accurate parametric characterization of an extensive range of multilayer ceramic, tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide surface-mount capacitors, as well as multilayer varistors. Th
A networked set of agents (denoted as colored nodes) train their individual deep neural nets using locally available data while interacting with neighbor nodes through available communication links (represented using grey edges).
A new algorithm is enabling deep learning that is more collaborative and communication-efficient than traditional methods.
Army researchers developed algorithms that facilitate distributed, decentralized and collaborative learning capabilities among devices, avoiding the need to pool all data at a central s
U.S. Army convoys could be made safer for soldiers by implementing autonomous vehicle technology to reduce the number of service members needed to operate the vehicles, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.
"The Army is interested in autonomous technology because if they can reduce the numbe
Researchers working on an Army project developed nanoscale thermal switches that are key to thermal management of nanoscale devices, refrigeration, data storage, thermal computing and heat management of buildings.
The journal Nature Nanotechnology published an Army-funded study from University of Michigan resear
Autotalks announced that its chipset was selected for a mass production C-V2X program in China, one of the first to be deployed in the huge Chinese market. This is the first mass-production C-V2X program for Autotalks, which consists of a Telematics Control Unit (TCU) with C-V2X powered by Autotalks' chipset, bui
Usually, the Earth's magnetic field shields us from the misadventures of our nearest star, the mighty sun.
But it failed on Sept. 2, 1859.
Known as the Carrington Event, the most powerful solar storm on record burst through the magnetic field and pummeled telegraph wires throughout the United States and